with housing, education and employment. >> it gives me a great sense of pride to know that i'm actually doing something positive with my life. >> reporter: so far 2,400 homeless have become runners. 602 have found jobs, 401 housing, 537 have enrolled in education or job training. >> because of my dad, because of his struggles, it is the only reason i ever even gave a damn about those guys on that corner. and i thought, this is what i am supposed to do with my life. >> reporter: next year mahlhum's mission will spread to austin, texas, and the west coast. >> jim axelrod, the cbs news, new york. >> glor: updating our top story now, the federal government is closing its offices in washington d.c. tomorrow because of hurricane sandy which is churning slowly northward 400 miles off north carolina tonight. it is expected to turn west toward the mid-atlantic states late tomorrow. more than 6,000 flights have been canceled so far. amtrak service is being canceled along the northeast corridor tomorrow. hundreds of thousands have been ordered to evacuate. ten states have declared a state of emergency.